NEW YORK, November 10. /TASS/. All Russian fans will support Sergey Karjakin struggling to win the World Chess Championship in New York, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, who is in New York at the moment to attend the opening ceremony of the World Championship, told TASS.
"We have arrived here to support Sergey Karjakin," he said. "Both participants, Sergey Karjakin and Magnus Carlsen, deserve playing with each other. We hope the Russian grandmaster wins."
Dmitry Peskov noted that the current World Championship was a very important event in the world of chess. "I hope chess will become more popular, particularly, in our country," he added.